Looking at occupational patterns and cultures contributes to understanding working-class sexuality.
Under the scrutiny of the British legal system, no work was safe from being deemed obscene.
Narratives of abuse have taken on different forms during different moments.
What do the Wolfenden Papers have to say about paederasty and paedophilia?
Homosexual law reform was supported by influential sections of the Church of England.
Oral history faces the challenge of bridging the divide between the observer and the observed.
Agnes Arnold-Forster In 1904 a rank and file clinician, A. T. Brand, narrated an incident in which, “a man presented himself…suffering from cancer of the…penis.” On further analysis, the tumour was “found to consist, not of penile tissue, but of uterine cervical elements.” It was then discovered, “the the man’s […]